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“Slick… A popular charmer” – Variety “Entertaining, revealing” – The Hollywood Reporter “A rare and touching look at the lives of Dubai’s migrant workers” - CNN

“Slick… A popular charmer” – Variety

“Entertaining, revealing” – The Hollywood Reporter

“A rare and touching look at the lives of Dubai’s migrant workers” - CNN

Champ of the Camp

Hailed by critics world-wide for its entertaining yet highly sympathetic look at a human issue that has troubled the Arabian Gulf for decades, “Champ of the Camp” is the first feature-length documentary shot in the labor camps of the United Arab Emirates.

 

A.i.R. Dubai 2013

Dynamic and visually vibrant documentary about the Artists in Residence program held annually in the lead-up to Art Dubai and Sikka Art Fair. 

 

A.i.R. Dubai 2012

This 30-minute commissioned documentary opens a window into the imagination of six artists selected to participate in the Artist in Residency (AiR) Dubai 2012 program.

“Magical” – The Huffington Post “A genial, often hilarious crowd-pleaser” – Variety  “Delightful… warm-hearted and defiantly unsentimental” – The New York Times

“Magical” – The Huffington Post

“A genial, often hilarious crowd-pleaser” – Variety

 “Delightful… warm-hearted and defiantly unsentimental” – The New York Times

Grandma, a Thousand Times

“Teta, Alf Marra” (Grandma, a Thousand Times) is a poetic documentary celebrating the many worlds of the director’s own feisty Beiruti grandmother in a charming and intimate exploration of family, music, aging, and love.

 

Being Osama

Being Osama is an intimate exploration of six people with highly diverse backgrounds, interests, and personalities, united by their first name 'Osama' and by their experience as Arabs living in Canada in the post-9/11 world. 

 

Sheikh Zayed’s Book Award 2011

A poetic and inspirational film invoking the memory of Zayed, the founder of the UAE, paying tribute to his memory and his endorsement of readership. 

"One of the most interesting pitches of the [idfa] forum" - realscreen

"One of the most interesting pitches of the [idfa] forum" - realscreen

Kismet

“Kismet” is an inside look at the Turkish soap opera industry and its most glamorous actors. It explores how this media phenomenon transcends religion and culture and strengthens the debate about women's rights across the region.

 

Estidama Corporate Film

A corporate film on Estidama, the Urban Planning Council's sustainability program for the city of Abu Dhabi. 

 

Estidama Animation

An animated exploration of the four pillars of the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council’s “Estidama” sustainability program: environment, culture, society, and economy.